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[movies]Whither Thou Goest - Davis (Sid) Productions
An early religious film by Sid Davis.
Downloads: 537 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Skateboard Sense - Sid Davis Productions
Safety film about the (then) new hobby of skateboarding. Produced by Sid Davis.
Downloads: 74,086 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(14 reviews)
[movies]Age 13 (Part II) - Sid Davis
The inner life of an "at-risk" teenager, told in an idiosyncratic and often surreal manner. A key film by Sid Davis, who is beginning to emerge as one of the great unsung talents of educational filmmaking. Shot in working-class Inglewood, Hollywood and other parts of the Los Angeles basin.
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Downloads: 10,722 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Age 13 (Part I) - Sid Davis
The inner life of an "at-risk" teenager, told in an idiosyncratic and often surreal manner. A key film by Sid Davis, who is beginning to emerge as one of the great unsung talents of educational filmmaking. Shot in working-class Inglewood, Hollywood and other parts of the Los Angeles basin.
Downloads: 29,661 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(11 reviews)
[movies]Show 'Em the Road (Part I) - Davis (Sid) Productions
Southern California teenagers join the Mobilgas "Safety and Economy" competition, driving from the Los Angeles area to the Inland Empire, the desert, to Las Vegas, Nevada and Hoover Dam, then back home again. Producers and Directors: Sid Davis and Arthur L. Swerdloff.
Keywords: Car culture: Youth; U.S.: West; California: Scenics
Downloads: 6,336 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Show 'Em the Road (Part II) - Davis (Sid) Productions
Southern California teenagers join the Mobilgas "Safety and Economy" competition, driving from the Los Angeles area to the Inland Empire, the desert, to Las Vegas, Nevada and Hoover Dam, then back home again. Producers and Directors: Sid Davis and Arthur L. Swerdloff.
Keywords: Car culture: Youth; U.S.: West; California: Scenics
Downloads: 7,266 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Why Take Chances? (Safety at Play) - Davis (Sid) Productions
Why Take Chances? was a sequel to Sid Davis' very successful picture Live and Learn (1951), another safety film for children that used bluntly forceful simulated accidents to show the results of carelessness. Sid Davis — child actor, stand-in for John Wayne, mountain climber and movie producer — made more than 100 films about dangers that befall children and teenagers, including accidents, narcotics, sexual transgression and psychological stress...
Downloads: 1,555 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Name Unknown - Davis (Sid) Productions
[Educational Screen, Dec 1951] This film presents selected case studies of teenagers who were the victims of sex deviants and suggests ways in which such tragedies can be averted. Judge William B. McKesson, of the Juvenile Court in Los Angeles, appears in the film as narrator and relates the incidents in these cases which he has handled in his court. In studying the facts in each of the cases, Judge McKesson, addressing teenagers, says that the surprising thing is that smart young people can be ...
Downloads: 295
[movies]Dropout, The - Davis (Sid) Productions
A warning to would-be slackers, The Dropout shows the loneliness and frustration that develop in Robert, who drops out of school and tries to find a job before he is qualified to compete in the highly competitive world of modern work. Told in Davis' inimitable voiceover style, this film retells the classic "downward spiral" tale. "More than ever before, competition is keen," says the narrator. "The work force is made up of skilled personnel." Attracted by the world of work and eager to leave the...
Downloads: 267
[movies]Seduction of the Innocent - Davis (Sid) Productions
Sid's remake of The Terrible Truth is, in many ways, superior to it, if only because by the mid-sixties there were a lot more ways for kids to get themselves into trouble. This is a warning about the path of casual drug usage leading to "the point of no return" and the user being permanently lost to society. Jeanette is introduced to drugs through her new boyfriend and casually pops pills for the first time...
Downloads: 3,381 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Seduction of the Innocent - Davis (Sid) Productions
Sid's remake of The Terrible Truth is, in many ways, superior to it, if only because by the mid-sixties there were a lot more ways for kids to get themselves into trouble. This is a warning about the path of casual drug usage leading to "the point of no return" and the user being permanently lost to society. Jeanette is introduced to drugs through her new boyfriend and casually pops pills for the first time...
Downloads: 1,044
[movies]Summer of '63 - Davis (Sid) Productions
Venereal disease among the young. A short version of Davis's feature film V.D. Excellent stock shots of early-1960s youth culture in Los Angeles. 02:00:16:03 VS of the building of MIDWAY HOSPITAL (modern round and orange building) Another building (hospital and clinic), Southern California street on foreground with palm trees and cars, policeman in front of a building 02:00:31:04 MCU of man in white lab coat, shelves of a laboratory with beakers and jars in foreground, the man is holding a pipet...
Downloads: 3,343 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]How to Protect Your Bike - Davis (Sid) Productions

Downloads: 264
[movies]Patrol Vehicle Operation (Part 2) - Davis (Sid) Productions

Downloads: 154
[movies]Cool Hot Rod - Davis (Sid) Productions

Downloads: 103
[movies]Cool Hot Rod - Davis (Sid) Productions

Downloads: 118
[movies]What's the Big Hurry? - Davis (Sid) Productions

Downloads: 78
[movies]Fit as a Fiddle - Davis (Sid) Productions

Downloads: 169 (1 review)
[movies]Say No to Strangers - Davis (Sid) Productions
Shows how children meet and correctly cope with situations calling upon them to remember each of the safety rules they have been taught.
Downloads: 87
[movies]Clean Oceans, Clean Shores - Davis (Sid) Productions

Downloads: 120
[movies]You're Growing Up - Davis (Sid) Productions
Skeletal Entry
Downloads: 155
[movies]Ingenuity in Action - Davis (Sid) Productions
This informative film made for hot rod fans explains the process involved in preparing and entering a car show, but at times comes across as an ethnographic account of the "nomadic tribe of hotrodders".
Downloads: 122
[movies]Terrible Truth, The - Davis (Sid) Productions
CASE HISTORY TEENAGE GIRL'S INTRODUCTION TO USE OF NARCOTICS & PERSONAL & SOCIAL PROBLEMS THAT RESULT. BEGINNING W/OCCASIONAL MARIJUANA CIGARETTE, SHE EXPERIMENTS W/HEROIN & ACQUIRES CRIMINAL RECORD IN EFFORT TO SECURE MONEY TO SATISFY DRUG CRAVINGS.
Downloads: 175
[movies]Driving Tips, Part 2 - Davis (Sid) Productions
Warnings of drinking and driving, speeding, approaching a stopped school bus, the dangers of signal jumping "usually jumping into trouble", driving too slowly, drowsiness, driving on street car tracks, getting stuck in sand or mud.
Downloads: 116
[movies]Santa and the Fairy Snow Queen - Davis (Sid) Productions
A corruption of "The Nutcracker"; sync-sound with adult actors.
Downloads: 319
[movies]Dead Right - Davis (Sid) Productions
Tells about a pedestrian accident victim who may have been legally right, but was almost killed - and remains wheelchair-bound.
Downloads: 148 (1 review)
[movies]Gossip - Davis (Sid) Productions
Points out that gossip reflects the lack of respect for words. Describes the harm which gossip can do.
Downloads: 111
[movies]Driving Tips, Part 1 - Davis (Sid) Productions
This safety film warns against following too closely in traffic and the hazards of litterbugs, provides meanings attached to the shapes of traffic signs, covers the regulations regarding school crossings, curved roads, proper behavior of children while riding in cars (Social Guidance), left turns, approaching hills, and warns against the indiscriminate picking up of hitchhikers.
Downloads: 133
[movies]What Made Sammy Speed? - Davis (Sid) Productions
Points out how emotional problems caused a teen-ager to speed to his death.
Downloads: 92
[movies]Shotgun - Davis (Sid) Productions

Downloads: 128
[movies]Hot Run! - Fletcher Film Productions

Downloads: 489 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Live and Learn - Davis (Sid) Productions
ILLUSTRATES THAT ACCIDENTS THAT HAPPEN AT HOME at PLAY CAN BE AVOIDED BY TAKING TIME TO THINK. GREAT SIMULATED ACCIDENTS, SOME SICK. FILMED IN Los Angeles, Calif. and SANTA MONICA.
Downloads: 127
[movies]Dangerous Stranger, The (First Edition) - Davis (Sid) Productions
Designed to impress children with need to be on guard against molesters, w/out arousing fear or curiosity. Dramatizes circumstances & places in which children may encounter "dangerous strangers". Says that uninformed, naive children are most frequently "taken in" by molesters tactics & emphasizes that forewarned children can avoid such persons. A policeman acts as narrator & is shown as child's friend.
Downloads: 201
[movies]Age 13 - Davis (Sid) Productions
Tells the story of Andrew, a 13-year-old whose mother dies and leaves him with an indifferent step-father. Andrew, receiving only hostility from his classmates and step-father, begins to steal. An understanding counselor at school helps Andrew reform and readjust.
Downloads: 230
[movies]ABC of Walking Wisely - Sid Davis Productions

Downloads: 3,699 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Driving Tips, Part 2
0632 PA8749 Driving Tips, Part 2
Downloads: 3,439 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Ingenuity in Action - Davis (Sid) Productions
This informative film made for hot rod fans explains the process involved in preparing and entering a car show, but at times comes across as an ethnographic account of the "nomadic tribe of hotrodders".
Downloads: 500 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]On the Run - Davis (Sid) Productions
About well-behaved teenagers who compete in the Mobilgas Economy Run. Excellent teens dancing in San Francisco malt shop. This film, narrated by a teen-age girl, is an account of how she got her high school involved in the "Safety Economy Run" of the California AAA (supervised by Ray Burton in San Francisco). Because of one bully who skids the tires of his hot rod outside the school the neighbors have been complaining, the school had threatened to close the student parking lot, and her father wa...
Downloads: 751 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Bicycle Today - Automobile Tomorrow
Shows graphically how one should check his bike for mechanical soundness and how to keep it in good running condition. Pictures a boy and a girl demonstrating the importance of knowing the correct bicycle rules and regulations before riding in traffic and how to ride safely.
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Downloads: 6,380 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]What's The Big Hurry?

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Downloads: 5,560 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]ABCs of Walking Wisely
Illustrates how people walk in streets like the alphabet. Shows among others the G-Walker, who doesn't look where he's going but says 'Gee, look at that,' the Y-Walker, who says 'Why walk when you can hitch a ride' and the familiar J-Walker.
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Downloads: 22,496 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(8 reviews)
[movies]Strange Ones, The
Communicates through a child's eyes the problem of molestation. A little girl is rescued by the police who explain to her how to avoid dangerous situations and how to deal with them when they arise.
Downloads: 6,542 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Skateboard Sense - Davis (Sid) Productions
Shows how good equipment and proper riding techniques enhance the thrill and safety of skateboarding techniques. Demonstrates the use of elbow and knee pads, helmets and gloves and shows the ways to take a fall. Nice images of a girl and boy doing tricks and taking spills in a large Southern California parking lot.
Downloads: 334
[movies]Bicycle Today, Automobile Tomorrow
0700 PA8753 Bicycle Today, Automobile Tomorrow
Downloads: 4,448 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Show 'Em the Road - Davis (Sid) Productions
The juvenile officer of a town explains the safety and economy competition to the police department, a two-day 663 mile route -- "starting in Lynwood and moving east to San Bernardino, then north, cutting through the mountains at Cajon Pass, to Barstow (US 91) for refueling, then out across the Joshua Tree desert to Las Vegas, Nevada. Up to the Hoover Dam, and then back home again." The ton mileage formula, used to make the competition fair, includes weighing the automobiles and pushing the cars...
Downloads: 235
[movies]Cool Hot Rod - Davis (Sid) Productions

Downloads: 455 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Driving Tips, Part 2
Warnings of drinking and driving, speeding, approaching a stopped school bus, the dangers of signal jumping "usually jumping into trouble", driving too slowly, drowsiness, driving on street car tracks, getting stuck in sand or mud.
Keywords: need keyword
Downloads: 4,324 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Gossip - Davis (Sid) Productions
Quirky social guidance film on the negative effects of gossip. (from PA-2323)
Keywords: Social guidance; Teenagers; Children
Downloads: 12,850 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(8 reviews)
[movies]Moment of Decision - Sid Davis
Tells the story of four boys who are faced with a decision--whether or not to steal a car and take a joy ride. Shows that even though a boy's decision may be colored by his background, the responsibility is his.
Downloads: 5,082 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Cool Hot Rod A
Uses narration by a teen-ager to show how a hot-rod club contributes to safe driving through its strict membership rules and restriction of speed runs to 'DRAG STRIPS.'.
Keywords: need keyword
Downloads: 23,603 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
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